Saturday, September 24, 2016

2015 Pfalz Riesling Grosses Gewächs Tasting Part III -- Deidesheim: von Bassermann-Jordan, von Buhl, Mosbacher, and von Winning

With Deidesheim, we are in what I call the Chambolle-Musigny of the Pfalz (with Forst being the Vosne-Romanée); the wines can have great finesse and tenderness. That said, I found the wines perhaps less prominent than in other vintages, perhaps due to the slow development of the 2015s, and there is one wine that I’m leaving out because I really did not know how to judge it at this stage. (Continue reading here.)